Fall Fest is C O M I N G to #downtownAkron & includes about 🦇13 #TrickOrTreat stations, including a haunted (but friendly) Akron METRO Regional Transit Authority BUS & stations by The Great Escape Room, Street Craftery, and Akron-Summit County Public Library to name a few.
*(The Fall Fest event is 5 - 9 pm, trick or treat is 5 - 7 pm)
Helping Abused Partners
A new program is aimed at helping Summit County parents who have been abused by their partners and are seeking child support.
The Safe Access Unit will offer safeguards to those who would like to get child support but are concerned that this could put them or their children in danger. The safeguards will include doing hearings by phone and having an advocate accompany the parent to court.
The Summit County Prosecutor’s Office announced the new effort Friday in conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness month, which is in October.
This new Safe Access Unit will create protections in the child support process so parents will have the critical financial resources they need to survive.”
To contact the Safe Access Unit, call 330-643-2765.
Gorge Damn Removal is On the Move
Did you know? The #GorgeDam is set to be removed in the near future, a huge step forward for the restoration of the #CuyahogaRiver.
To hear more about the dam removal process and what's in store, you are invited to attend a public meeting at the Natatorium in Cuyahoga Falls on October 31.
Amazon Looking For Seasonal Help
Amazon (on what was Rolling Acres Mall) is looking to hire 1000 seasonal employees. If you stay on Amazon has taken steps to improve the working conditions with steps to raise wages to $19/hr. (source)
The towpath keeps tending and extending now into Downtown Akron. (source)
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